Mark John Thompson THOMPSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1957-07-31
Education Stonyhurst (scholar), Merton Coll Oxford (postmaster, MA, Violet Vaughan Morgan English prize, ed Isis)
Publications N/A
Recreations walking, cooking
Clubs Reform
Style Mark Thompson, Esq
Career BBC: joined as res asst trainee 1979, researcher Everyman and Nationwide 1979-80, asst prodr Nationwide 1980-82, prodr Breakfast Time 1982-84, output ed London Plus 1984-85, output ed Newsnight 1985-87, ed Nine O'Clock News 1988-90, ed Panorama 1990-92, head of Features Dept 1992-94, head of Factual Progs 1994-96, controller of BBC2 1996-98, dir of national and regnl broadcasting 1998-2000, dir of television 2000-02; chief exec Channel Four Television Corp 2002-04, DG BBC 2004-12, chief exec and pres New York Times 2012-; visiting fell Nuffield Coll Oxford 2005, hon fell Merton Coll Oxford 2006, fell Univ of Central Lancs; chair Edinburgh Int TV Festival 1996; Monte Carlo TV Festival Golden Nymph Award for Panorama film Drowning in Blood 1991, RTS Home Current Affrs Award for Panorama film The Max Factor 1992; memb Advsy Bd Reuters Inst; patron Art Room; hon doctorate: Univ of Exeter, Edge Hill Univ, Univ of Salford; FRTS 1998, FRSA 2000, fell RIBA
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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